Tommy Cable

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Tommy Cable
Personal information
Full name Thomas Henry Cable
Date of birth (1900-11-27)27 November 1900
Place of birth Barking, England
Date of death 1986 (aged 85–86)
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Barking ? (?)
Leyton ? (?)
1925–1926 Queens Park Rangers 18 (2)
Middlesex Wanderers ? (?)
{ Leyton ? (?)
1928–1931 Tottenham Hotspur 42 (0)
1932 Southampton ? (?)
1932 Kettering
Teams managed
1950–51 Grays Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Henry Cable (27 November 1900 – 1986) was a professional footballer who played for Barking, Leyton, Queens Park Rangers, Middlesex Wanderers, Tottenham Hotspur and Kettering Town.[1]

Football career[edit]

Cable began his career at his local club Barking before joining Leyton. In 1925 he signed for Queens Park Rangers where he appeared in 18 matches, scoring twice. After playing for Middlesex Rangers the centre half re-joined Leyton. Cable was signed by Tottenham Hotspur in 1928 and went on to feature in 44 matches for the Lilywhites between 1928–32.[2] He joined Southampton in 1932 but did not make a first team appearance. Cable ended his playing career at Kettering Town.


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. Soccerdata. p. 45. ISBN 1-899468-63-3.
  2. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 29 November 2012 Archived 3 June 2009 at WebCite